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A fairly complete python 2.6.5 installation is available on both the login and compute nodes, at
I recommend you invoke your python scripts by explicitly invoking python as above — for example:
Modules included with this are :-
|numpy scipy||Comprehensive scientific processing for python|
|tables||HDF file reader and writer|
|mpl_toolkits matplotlib||Matplotlib — MATLAB-like plotting functions|
|OpenSSL||Secure Sockets Layer|
|IPython||Interactive python, great for debugging|
|PyNIO||NetCDF file reader / writer|
|Polygon||Polygon manipulation routines|
|ANN||kdtree-based Approximate Nearest Neighbour routines|
|h5py||interface to the HDF5 binary data format [see notes below]|
Most of these modules invoke low-level C and Fortran to do the heavy lifting.
h5py module uses HDF5 library version 1.8.11, which is installed in